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“Almost everyone who reads these books goes back to the beginning after reaching an ending, wondering what would have happened differently if they had made other decisions. It’s a very powerful tool for teaching as well as entertaining.”
But what were the Choose Your Own Adventure books teaching young readers in the 1980s?
The most efficient way to imitate bestselling authors is to smell like them.
On Aug. 25, 1885, Laura Ingalls Wilder got her first look at the new home she would share with Almanzo, her husband of mere hours. Four years later, almost to the day, the house burned to the ground. Who set the fire?
If you don’t recall the time the Bradys went to the Big Apple and ran afoul of a gang of bank robbers, there’s probably a very good reason.
Way back in 1977, Sylvester Stallone wrote a novel. But a close reading reveals the book is hiding an astonishing secret.
How much of a hand Laura Ingalls Wilder’s daughter had in writing the “Little House” books has been the subject of debate for years.